The mission of the UA Global Partnership Network is to steward an association of UA Alumni, partner institutions and affiliates abroad and to foster bonds between international alumni, students, faculty, researchers and friends of the UA in order to develop the UA as a preferred partner and a preferred place for leading research, developing top-level students, and executing innovative collaborations.
A State Department grant is funding a new food-centric Russian course and student exchange program.
Faculty will travel with rural educators to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for a curriculum development project.
Mohammed Sharaf graduated from the UA in 1985 with a degree in Business Administration.
Leah Durán has been announced as the third Richard Ruiz Scholar/Artist in Residence and will fill the position in Guanajuato.
The consortium will design binational research projects and promote faculty and student exchange.
A worldwide collaboration has won a highly competitive award from the National Science Foundation.
Cristina Curran found her passion for public health in Africa and will return there this summer as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Dr. Enrique Graue Wiechers met with several dignitaries to discuss current and future collaborations between the UA and UNAM.
The dual degrees are doctoral-level and offered in natural resources and agricultural engineering.
The Office of Global Initiatives participated in an Institute of International Education delegation to Havana to explore partnership opportunities.
The UA community will celebrate a Fulbright top producer ranking during Fulbright Week from March 19 through 23.
Kevin Fitzsimmons of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences promoted more sustainable aquaculture feeds during his Fulbright journey.
An agreement with Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology reflects the UA’s commitment to recruiting elite international students.
A delegation from the University of Helsinki will visit Arizona to work on a borderlands education project, funded by a globally-focused grant for UA faculty.
The University of Arizona ranked 20 among large schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
UA students and their peers in Mexico are creating a project to empower children – and developing it through the lens of both Tucson and Hermosillo.
The Global Excellence Awards celebrate international education and service at the UA and surrounding community.
Prominent Qatari businessman and UA Alum, Ibrahim Hassan Al Asmakh, traveled to Washington for the event.
University of Arizona alumni in the Gulf Region gathered for their 7th annual reunion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The University of Arizona's Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI) office has revised and developed new internal, campus-wide funding opportunities to support UA researchers in pursuing extramural funding with competitive proposal development.
A message from President Ann Weaver Hart: "We recommend that international students and scholars at the University of Arizona postpone any planned international travel until this matter is resolved..."
John Ehiri, professor and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Nigeria.
The University of Arizona and seven other universities unveiled a new report that aims to provide guidance to U.S. and Canadian universities on ways they can begin and grow study abroad and faculty mobility programs in Mexico.
Through this grant, the University of Arizona established a thematic group consisting of five institutions of higher education partners and from four countries, which collaborate to develop a plan harmonized and complementary studies in engineerin
Zu-Chun Lin, a former doctoral student at the UA, helps renew the University's partnership with a private university in Taiwan where she is an associate professor and dean.
The opportunity to study abroad is a once in a lifetime experience for any college student. The chance to live, breath, and feel another culture in the flesh is the ultimate learning experience.
The west African nation is rebuilding after its health infrastructure was decimated by civil war and the Ebola virus.
Fortaleza, Brazil's fifth-largest city, struggles with bus delays and overcrowding. The city's mayor, a UA alumnus, turned to big-data experts at his alma mater for help.
Trevor Cameron Barroero, a Flinn Scholar at the UA, says "the opportunity of a lifetime" awaits him with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
Two growing seasons after the engineered spring flood of 2014, the delta’s birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit, according to a report by a binational, UA-led team.
On August 26, Dr. Manuel Perló Cohen, director of the Institute for Social Research at UNAM, gave two lectures at the University of Arizona and the other at the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson.
Representatives of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) from more than 30 universities attended the XXII General Assembly on September 19 and 20 at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain.
UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research scientists participated in an expedition that revealed its age: nearly 1,100 years.
Joel Cuello, professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was elected as corresponding member of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) of the Philippines.
The UA Office of Global Initiatives launched a new crowd funding campaign called “Passports for a Purpose” on Monday, August 29th that will allow 35 students to receive fully-funded passports to help support their study abroad experience
Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz, MS, won the National Youth Award 2016 in the category of Academic Achievement on August 12, 2016 and received the award from President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the official residence of Los Pinos in Mexico City.
The new finding shows that overfishing is not the sole reason for the decline in the lake's fisheries, says study leader Andrew Cohen, a UA geoscientist.
Two international students received summer internships because of their educational accomplishments, dedication to their studies and commitment to reaching their career goals.
UA anthropologist Brian Silverstein, director of the Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, was in Turkey during the July 15 attempted military coup.
As binational desalination plants are being considered as a strategy to combat water scarcity, scientists delve into the environmental, political and social impacts.
Arizona Law is only institution with alumni serving on the two UN Bodies with the specific mandate to promote indigenous peoples' human rights within the UN system
The second-annual Global Partner Day was held at the University of Arizona on Friday, May 27, 2016, as a lead up event to the 2016 Annual NAFSA conference and exposition in Denver, Colorado.
The UA Office of Global Initiatives is hosting Global Partner Day to provide international partners the chance to learn more about the UA and identify potential opportunities for research collaborations, student mobility ventures, language learnin
Thandiwe Mweetwa, a masters student advised by Dr. Dave Christianson, has been named one of National Geographic's 2016 Emerging Explorers.
As part of "Looking China," Kaylah Rasmussen will have two weeks to make a short documentary film in the Xiamin Province — and will be mostly on her own
Professor Jerzy Rozenblit will travel to Poland as a Fulbright Scholar to research and develop new methods and systems for training surgeons on minimally invasive robotic systems.
Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS, who is a University of Arizona alumnus, was appointed vice-chancellor and president of Australian National University in January 2016.
The three winners of this year’s UA Grad Slam competition, sponsored by the Office for Research and Discovery, were all international students with different educational backgrounds and career goals.
The Class of 2016 includes international students with interests ranging from language preservation to film making.
A celebration of “50 Years of Arizona in Brazil” was held on Saturday, April 16 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Azhar Abdul-Salam, a UA journalism and communication alumnus from Singapore, just finished a 10-day visit to Tucson, where he met with students and professors and shared his experience working in sports journalism.
UA Alum and Professor of astronomy at the University of Chile, Mario Hamuy Wackenhut, will become the head of the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) in Chile.
The strong international connection between Chapingo Autonomous University in Mexico and the University of Arizona's (UA), Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) has continued to grow tremendously over the past 25 years.
The Fulbright program is the flagship program for international educational exchange for the U.S. government. Rooted in historical contexts of post-war 1945, the program promotes “mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries in the world”.